• Two Pakistani diplomats go missing in Afghanistan
Two Pakistani diplomats go missing in Afghanistan

Afghan ambassador to Pakistan Dr Omar Zakhilwal has confirmed the incident. "They went missing between Jalalabad and Torkham and are believed to be on the Afghan soul", said one government official in the Khyber tribal region that shares its long border with the Nangarhar province.

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  • Gunmen kill 8 security guards in Afghanistan
Gunmen kill 8 security guards in Afghanistan

Spokeswoman for the provincial governor, Wahida Shahkar , said the guards were attacked on their way to work at Bagram airfield, reports ABC news. Bagram Airbase in central Parwan province, is the largest USA military base in Afghanistan and is a regular target of attacks.

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  • Kerala: Man suspected to have joined IS reportedly killed in Afghanistan
Kerala: Man suspected to have joined IS reportedly killed in Afghanistan

Sajeer, a computer engineering graduate from the National Institute of Technology, Calicut , with outstanding academic track record, was believed to be the first one to join the IS from the State and is widely regarded as the key recruiting agent by vociferously championing the IS fighting against the allied forces.

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  • Yoga Day a publicity stunt, Bihar gov't won't join: Nitish Kumar
Yoga Day a publicity stunt, Bihar gov't won't join: Nitish Kumar

BJP's pick of Bihar Governor Ram Nath Kovind as a presidential candidate may have been welcomed by Nitish Kumar, but RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav is mum on the issue. PM Modi will attend International Yoga Day event in Lucknow in Uttar Pradesh. The Ministry of Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homoeopathy (AYUSH) has been working...

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  • Australia Suspends Airstrikes in Syria After US Downs Syrian Jet
Australia Suspends Airstrikes in Syria After US Downs Syrian Jet

Spicer said that the USA will "continue to work to keep the lines of communications open". Dunford spoke at the National Press Club . The incident further complicates the country's six-year war and comes as a US-led coalition and allied fighters battle to oust the Islamic State group from its Syrian bastion Raqa.

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  • Brexit negotiations have started
Brexit negotiations have started

After ten months of planning, Davis will meet with the EU's Chief Negotiator Michel Barnier to agree the structure of the negotiations ahead, so officials have a framework within which to discuss substantive issues. The association represents 3,200 businesses with a million employees in Germany making industrial machinery. 'We must first tackle...

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  • Police were at Finsbury Park attack scene immediately, insists Theresa May
Police were at Finsbury Park attack scene immediately, insists Theresa May

The suspect in the north London mosque attack that killed one person has been identified as a resident of Cardiff , Wales, who had previously voiced his hatred for Muslims, the media reported . The driver of the van has reportedly been arrested. "I've just seen sheer pandemonium". British security officials, speaking on condition of anonymi...

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  • Despite tweet, lawyer says President Trump not under investigation
Despite tweet, lawyer says President Trump not under investigation

He made similar comments in three other TV appearances last Sunday. Rosenstein authored a memo the White House used to justify firing former FBI Director James Comey , whose testimony could be used as part of an obstruction of justice case against Trump , if one exists.

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  • Thousands attend gay pride march in Ukraine's capital
Thousands attend gay pride march in Ukraine's capital

Hundreds of thousands assembled Sunday in Sao Paulo for one of the world's most important Gay Pride parades, spurred by concern that religious conservatives are taking aim at hard-won LGBT rights. According to the Association of Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Pride Parade of São Paulo, religion has a large influence on Brazil's economic and...

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  • `No Borders, Only Horizons' Qatar Ad Says Amid Shut Gulf Skies
`No Borders, Only Horizons' Qatar Ad Says Amid Shut Gulf Skies

Saudi Arabia , UAE , Bahrain , Egypt and a number of other countries severed diplomatic and economic relations with Qatar on June 5, accusing it of supporting what they called "terrorism" and Iran. The deadline was Monday. Wading into the Middle East's most recent controversy, the International Fellowship of Christians and Jews has launched a...

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  • Rep. Scalise improves from 'critical' to 'serious' condition
Rep. Scalise improves from 'critical' to 'serious' condition

He underwent another surgery on Saturday at MedStar Washington Hospital Center , the statement adds, and his condition has been upgraded from critical to serious. Sava said he told Scalise's family that "I am not declaring victory until he's playing ball in his back yard with his family". The majority whip was shot during a congressional ba...

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  • Finsbury Park suspect held for terrorism offences and attempted murder
Finsbury Park suspect held for terrorism offences and attempted murder

Monday morning, the Muslim Welfare House headlined its website with this message: "All of us at Muslim Welfare House sends our thoughts and prayers to the victims and those injured in the major incident at Finsbury Park". In the tense moments after the attack, some pedestrians pushed the 48-year-old suspect to the ground, The Guardian reported,...

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  • Portugal fire rages as temperatures soar
Portugal fire rages as temperatures soar

The total number of injured in the region of the fire - which authorities said was 70% under control - stood at 135 since Saturday. More than 1,000 firefighters are still battling Portugal's deadliest forest blaze which began on Saturday and has so far claimed the lives of 64 people.

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  • Police remove suspect's body after attempted terror attack in Paris
Police remove suspect's body after attempted terror attack in Paris

The armed driver deliberately plowed into the police vehicle and later died, authorities said. Interior Minister Gerard Collomb says the attack shows the country still faces a significant threat. The Paris prosecutor's office has opened an anti-terror investigation into the incident, Brandet said. Eric Favereau, a journalist for Liberation ne...

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  • Australia suspends airstrikes in Syria after US downed jet
Australia suspends airstrikes in Syria after US downed jet

Iran fires missiles into Syria. Russian Federation has responded by suspending a flight coordination hotline and has also threatened to target USA coalition planes. The U.S. -led coalition said it acted in "collective self-defense" of partnered forces. The Russian Ministry of Defense called the downing of the plane "a cynical violation of the s...

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  • UK, EU play up chance of Brexit deal
UK, EU play up chance of Brexit deal

The two chief negotiators, Michel Barnier of the European Union and David Davis from Britain, immediately set off to find common ground in their working relationship, an important touchstone to see how amicable the biggest political divorce in decades will become.

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  • Believed to Have Died in London High-Rise Fire
Believed to Have Died in London High-Rise Fire

British Prime Minister Theresa May admitted on Saturday that "the support on the ground for families who needed help or basic information in the initial hours after this appalling disaster was not good enough ". A senior United Kingdom government minister said Sunday that he believed the cladding is banned in Britain for buildings above a cert...

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  • United Kingdom to double length of next Parliament to deal with Brexit
United Kingdom to double length of next Parliament to deal with Brexit

Northern Ireland has been without a powersharing executive since March and without a first and deputy first minister since January, after Sinn Fein collapsed the administration amid faltering trust and relations with the DUP. He stressed the objectives of ensuring that Brexit does not impact negatively on the Good Friday Agreement and the peace p...

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  • Conservatives to strike 'sensible' deal with DUP, says Grayling
Conservatives to strike 'sensible' deal with DUP, says Grayling

They have also warned that a Tory-DUP liaison would undermine attempts to restore the power-sharing executive at Stormont. Both leaders expressed confidence that the Stormont institutions could be up and running again by the deadline of June 29, averting a return to direct rule from Westminster.

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  • Presumed Death Toll Nearly Doubles After London Fire
Presumed Death Toll Nearly Doubles After London Fire

He asked anyone who was in the tower and survived to contact police immediately. "Equally there may be people who were in there that we believe are missing that did escape but for whatever reason have not let it be known that they're safe and well, so again I would appeal to them directly".

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